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listening to ross. >> it is becoming like the elections are just for old people. >> the list of the number prime minister's get longer and naming them is becoming a bit of a memory game. now making his second appearance on that list, at least he has more of a chance of being remembered than others. al-jazeera, tokyo. >> the syrian army and opposition fighters engaging in fighting in the capital of damascus. the fighting centered in the palestinian refugee camp at the edge of the capital. they have killed at least half a dozen people in the area since sunday. of are facing the prospect harsh winter in an adequate conditions. leaven on previously asked for aid to support the refugees. the meeting with the lebanese prime minister is to hear how they can help. we are in the back of cali area where many refugees are based. >> they need the basic necessities, food and shelter, blankets, and enough medication. they are very core concerns like the spread of diseases. the minister of health in 11 on house express this concern in a meeting today. -- the minister of health in 11 non has expressed thi
, the solution was more difficult. an expert on ancient systems of transportation is ross hassig. mesoamerica had no wheels that were usable in any meaningful sense. they had no draft animals to pull a wheeled vehicle if they had had a wheeled vehicle. so all goods were taken in one of two ways -- by canoe or raft where there was water -- and except for the coastal areas, bodies of water that were navigable for any length of time were quite rare in mesoamerica. the typically, these porters were carrying approximately 50 pounds. now, you can, of course, carry more or you can carry less. but the more you carry, the shorter the distance you can usually go. so 50 pounds was about average for long-distance, day-after-day carriage. keach: so for copan's metateros, the market potential was limited by technology. because they had to carry the stones to market on their backs, the market had to be close by. filomeno's problem is similar. although he can use a bus to get his metates to market, the cost of transportation must be added to the sale price. if filomeno transports his metates much beyond the neig
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